Organized in 1882, the Columbia College Alumnae Association is one of the oldest in the country with approximately 15,000 members. Every semester there are opportunities for you to get involved with recruitment, mentoring, scholarships, hosting local events, campus activities, and more.

Contact us at 803.786.3050 or email

Alumnae Association

Executive Committee

The Honorable Kay Daniels West ’97 | President

Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91 | President-Elect

Dr. Elaine Kirby Ferraro ’70 | Vice President

Amber Nix ’10 | Secretary

Carol Stackhouse Hall ’74 | Necrologist

Anna Lybrand Boyle ’65 | Member-at-Large

Katherine “Kathy” Graham Leland ’67 | Member-at-Large

Erin Gilreath Carlson ’04 | Member-at-Large

Charlotte Stackhouse Broome ’75 | Immediate Past President

Alumnae News & Information

Class News

Mary Alice Batten, Class of 1956, now has 2 great grands that have her heart. She sees them every Wednesday and give their stay at home mom a break, they call her "GeGe" for great grands.

Amy Jenkins, Class of 1958, and her husband, George, have been blessed with their first great grandchild, Ty James Hudson, born on 9/13/2017. His grandmother is Lynn Jenkins Hammond, Class of 1981.

Susan Fox, Class of 1973 has been employed at the book store of middle Georgia State University for the past 12 years. She is currently the location manager at the Warner Robins campus. She has 4 beautiful grandchildren by her 2 sons.

Susan Marcum, Class of 1987 continues to teach music at Coram Deo Classical School in Peachtree City, Georgia, most recently producing and accompanying "The Sound of Music." She and her husband, Michael, a Delta pilot, also enjoy traveling with their 4 children: Charles (Marine Corps), Amber (Moody Aviation), Bobby (Boyce College), and Daniel (Freshman at Coram Deo).

Donna L. Holman, Class of 1990 has devoted nearly 30 years of her life to making the classroom an inviting, exciting and safe environment where students can be themselves while discovering their potential.  She recently published the book Seven Insights For Teaching Success, A Teacher’s Guide to Producing Positive Outcomes. 

Jamie Woodward, Class of 2013, has been promotion to Director of Quality Management at Richland/Lexington Disabilities and Special Needs Board

Alumnae and Friends of the College who have passed away

Friend of The College, Louise T. Scott of Florence and Edisto Island, SC passed away on March 19, 2018

Florence Manning Bethea, Class of 1937, of Latta, SC passed away on November 29, 2017.  The College was notified in March 2018

Corinthia Rowell Truesdale, Class of 1945, of Kershaw, SC passed away on August 3, 2017.  The College was notified in March 2018

Gladys Wallace Spears, Class of 1946, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away on June 19, 2012.  The College was notified in March 2018

Anita Bianca Wright, Class of 1950, of Port Royal, SC passed away on February 14, 2018

Jan M. Curtis, Class of 1992, of Lexington, SC passed away on March 3, 2015.  The College was notified in March 2018

Honor Roll of Donors

Lost Alums